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Center on Health, Aging, And Disability

Supporting Interdisciplinary Research in the College of Applied Health Sciences

CHAD Services


Our staff works with AHS researchers to guide them through the external grant submission process. We can help identify all funding opportunities, ensure compliance with both  university and sponsor guidelines, develop a budget, coordinate internal and external reviewers, and coordinate final submission to the sponsor with the Sponsored Programs Administration.   Are you ready to begin developing a grant proposal submission?  Please complete this form.

Bio-Statistical Support

Our Director of Biostatistical Services, Sa Shen, works directly with AHS researchers to support the statistical needs of projects from grant proposal submission to the development and submission of journal articles.  For more information  contact Dr. Shen at or 217.300.9211.

Poster Printer

Poster Printer is located in Room 1008 Khan Annex and available for use by all CHAD members during normal business hours of 8:30-5:00, M-F. See this page for more details.

Faculty Development

Throughout the year CHAD provides educational and professional development opportunities and events. This includes the COMPASS orientation program for first-year faculty, regular seminars on research services, funding opportunities, and challenges facing AHS researchers, and annual symposia on a variety of topics related to AHS research. For more information check out our calendar for upcoming development events or contact the CHAD office.

Get in Touch

1206 S Fourth St.
1008 Khan Annex, Huff Hall
Phone: 217.333.4965
Fax: 217.265.0358

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